Too few states are using data to determine if their supply of teachers is meeting the demand of school districts, according to the National Council on Teacher Quality.
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February 28, 2018
February 05, 2018
A new Center for American Progress report looks at how states are planning to use their Title II, Part A funds—money that could be at risk in Congress' final budget.
January 17, 2018
A report by a prominent teacher-education group names 10 criteria for high-quality, evidence-based clinical practice in teacher-preparation programs.
December 22, 2017
Looking across the most-read pieces on the Teacher Beat blog this year, a theme emerges right away: money.
December 06, 2017
Student teachers who report greater awareness of and comfort with issues of cultural diversity in the classroom are better at building more positive classroom environments that help every student succeed, according to a new study.
November 28, 2017
Students whose teachers were trained in alternative teacher preparation programs such as Teach For America perform slightly better academically than students whose teachers had traditional teacher training, according to a recent meta-analysis.
November 01, 2017
The newly formed group, which plans to challenge the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation for market share, wants feedback from the public on its proposed standards and processes.
October 13, 2017
Charter schools in New York will soon be able to certify their own teachers--a measure the unions are hoping to fight in court.
October 06, 2017
The current system for accrediting schools of education isn't working, argue two former senior U.S. Department of Education officials. They think school districts and philanthropists can help.
September 28, 2017
Educators discussed ways to increase both the diversity and selectivity of the teaching profession at a Center for American Progress event on Thursday.